Job Details - Truck & Transport Mechanic - Transit

Truck & Transport Mechanic - Transit

Cape Breton Regional Municipality




Job Scope: Reporting to the Manager of Transit & Fleet performs a variety of skilled or semi-skilled tasks associated with the operation, maintenance and repair of municipal equipment.  Inspect, diagnose, repair and service mechanical, electrical and electronic systems and components of vehicles.

STATUS:        Union – CUPE 759
SALARY:        As per Collective Agreement

Source of Supervision: Manager of Fleet or designate 

Main Functions:

  • Performs the required labor, and may direct others, in the installation, operation, repair and maintenance of municipal infrastructure, tools and equipment.
  • Provides direction, advice and training to assigned employees.
  • Operates a variety of tools and equipment necessary for the completion of assigned tasks. This includes but is not limited to hand tools, power tools, compressors, mowers, tapping machines, pumps, generators, tamper, plate compactor, motorized equipment, pavement cutting equipment, forklifts.
  • Drives trucks of various sizes in the travel to various work sites and in the delivery of a variety of personnel, tools equipment, and materials to work sites.
  • Performs routine inspections and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and provides both verbal and written reports of equipment conditions.
  • Assesses assigned tasks for labor, material and equipment needs. Takes action necessary to acquire the labor, material and equipment. Maintains records and prepares reports with regard to assigned tasks.
  • Ensures assigned work is completed in compliance with appropriate regulations, standards, and within accepted industry practice.
  • Troubleshoots assigned equipment or systems to determine appropriate courses of action to remedy problems.
  • Advises supervision with regards to issues within area of expertise.
  • Performs housekeeping chores to keep work area clean and tidy condition.
  • Performs all duties in compliance with established safety practices, policies and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor


PLEASE NOTE:      A copy of your Grade 12 or equivalent, Valid Class 5 Drivers License, and Valid NS Department of Education Journeyperson Ticket for Truck & Transport Mechanic must be provided with your application.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Applications quoting Reference #20.45-E should be directed to:

Human Resources Department, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, 320 Esplanade,

Suite 303, Sydney, Nova Scotia  B1P 7B9

Fax: 902-563-5582 or


Applications/Resumes may also be submitted in the drop-off box:  Main Floor, City Hall during regular working hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)  Although we thank all applicants for their submissions, we will respond only to those we wish to interview.

“The Cape Breton Regional Municipality is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and encourages applications from the designated groups; women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities. CBRM encourages the need for respect, integrity, diversity, accountability and the public good.”


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Copies of Certificates/Licenses/Diplomas must be attached to resume to be eligible

  • Grade 12 or GED equivalent (Must include copy).
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Nova Scotia Class 5 Drivers License (Must include copy).
  • Valid Nova Scotia Department of Education Truck & Transport Mechanic (Must include copy).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of automotive computer analysis – North American vehicles
  • Experience in related disciplines.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Truck & Transport Mechanic.
  • A medical assessment, including vision and hearing tests. Medical assessment must show the capacity of performing tasks of the classification.



  • Emergency First Aid/Level A CPR & AED Training (Must include copy).
  • WHMIS/GHS 2015 (Must include copy).
  • Safe Forklift Operator Training (Must include copy).
Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Job Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
NOC Code
Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (7321)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
Pay Rate
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Advanced (CLB 8-9)
Posted on
July 9th 2021
July 22nd 2021